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Suicide survivors support planned in Petersburg

People impacted by suicide gather around the globe tomorrow (Saturday) November 23rd to share their loss and seek healing. Here in Petersburg, a video viewing and discussion will be at the fire hall conference room Saturday, November 23rd, from 2-4 p.m. for International Survivors of Suicide Day. Joe Viechnicki spoke with two organizers of the event.

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Renovated municipal building opens in Petersburg

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City hall has received a major facelift. Petersburg borough employees and the local police department this month have been moving into the newly renovated municipal building on Nordic Drive and will be open for business at that site on Monday, February 27th. more

State cuts bring changes to SE commercial fisheries

This super cub at Eliza Lake allows biologists to track pink escapements. Photo courtesy of Troy Thynes
Commercial fisheries in Southeast Alaska have survived two years of state budget cuts but not without some changes. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Commercial Fisheries has cut some positions, ended some monitoring programs, and found some new funding sources. more